You might remember The Elf from a little column she wrote here at Lost In a Supermarket called Bureaucracy for Breakfast, where she unloaded on the wolrd the various trials and tribulations of being an unemployed woman in the nadir of an economic recession. It made us laugh, a lot of people responded, and she’s [...]


19 Jul
Fight off the summer heat wave in light cotton tank tops & tees

California-based brand Altru Apparel works to bring you shirts and tank tops of the highest quality cotton with a clean cut, loose fit and far-ranging graphics. Altru taps into local landmarks, pop lyrics, bold titles and the 90′s — ah the good ‘ol days. Following previous licensing choices (including Thrasher Magazine, Mickey Rat, 90210, Star Trek [...]


9 Jan
Everyone's favorite Disney rodent as a “stained-glass” vinyl toy

Artist David Flores takes his signature “stained-glass” painting techniques and applies it to Disney’s favorite mouse, Mickey. Flores created a visually striking 10” statue of Mickey but with the minor change of replacing Mickey’s head with that of totenkopf symbol. The totenkopf is a German symbol of death, and makes the usually jolly Mickey Mouse [...]


As the 50th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death approaches in 2012, Taschen has created a unique biography by pairing Norman Mailer’s 1973 bio Marilyn with Bert Stein’s intimate portraits of the actress from a Vogue photo shoot just six weeks before her death. The homage — simply titled Norman Mailer, Bert Stern: Marilyn Monroe — [...]


From Alexander McQueen to Powell Peralta to mastermind Japan to Damien Hirst’s infinitely over-discussed For the Love Of God sculpture, skulls have dominated the cultural landscape unlike any other singular motif. Of course this is nothing new — mankind’s obsession with the macabre certainly predates the proto-heavy metal tropes of the 70s. English freelance editor, [...]

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